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    04-23-2015, 07:42 PM
    Mr_Chicken replied to a thread Static: hard rubber head? in Halloween Props
    You can do a silicone lifecast and pour up tinted flexible polyurethane foam in it. Materials for both are available from Smooth-On. Body Double Silk lifecast with plaster bandage jacket, and flex-foam-it 6 or higher for the casting. They have urethane pigments you can use, as well. You'll find info on their website about the process.
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    04-08-2015, 04:34 PM
    Thanks for all the kind words, everyone! I have a long way to go on this still, but it's great to get such nice feedback. ChrisW: I wish I had some nice prints. All my photos are found online. I got a lot by Google images and restricting the results to "large" images. Freeze frames from movies have also been a big help for seeing the unusual angles.
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    04-05-2015, 03:29 PM
    That's the main idea. I'm a makeup and creature effects artist, so having a (hopefully) really nice piece that shows that I can sculpt, mold, paint, make eyes, punch hair realistically should be a nice little calling card for both the film and theme park industries. If all goes well, he'll be in my booth at ScareLA and Son of Monsterpalooza this year for that purpose, as well. But if someone wanted to buy it, I'll have no problem selling it after I get my pictures!
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    04-05-2015, 06:06 AM
    Thanks for the feedback, everyone. Much appreciated. Not much progress lately, but a friend of mine loaned me a really nice copy of a VP lifecast (the one Drzeus has). I think it 's about 10 years younger than the late 1950's Vincent that I'm sculpting, but it gives a good reference for the landmarks and dimensions on his face. I was actually surprised how close I was on the overall proportions. Most of the areas that are off are pretty much what I expected to find. It'll be an...
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    04-04-2015, 03:19 PM
    Mr_Chicken replied to a thread Electronic/Software: Halloween Video Switch in Halloween Props
    Cheapest would probably be to hack either the buttons on remote control or buttons on the DVD player. Hi Rez Designs has a really nice digital media player device that is capable of triggering video and works really well.
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    Well, keep us posted..."inquiring minds want to know" and would love to see your goodies (the props I mean, not the ones betwixt your legs). LOL

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    I would be very interested in seeing the mechanics of the granny. I will post pictures of my progress. Thanks
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    Hi Davy,

    Naw, no string attached. Just looking to see what you make and if you were a Propaholic like me.


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    Hi Dav.

    Any prop pics to share with us??

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